As of midnight last night, Heavenly Valley received a foot of snow over 48 hours according to snow telemetry maintained by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. That translates into 1.6 inches of moisture. Minden got 1.3 inches of rain from this storm and Genoa 1.12 inches.
Douglas County School Board trustees approved their budget for the upcoming year on Wednesday night. The general fund runs $55.2 million with $7 million in debt service. With all funds, the total budget runs $105 million. The district is expecting a slight increase in enrollment next year, with 6,164, up 44 students from last year.
This storm is supposed to clear out today, leaving us with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of 72 degrees. We’ll see an east wind in the afternoon at 5-10 mph. Temperatures will be back in the 80s by the weekend.